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The Legacy Music Hour: Asiatic Music

Brent and Rob focus on 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music with an Asiatic/oriental sounding influence and in doing so, they discuss Eastern philosophy, chopsticks, and Street Fighter II.  Full track listing below.

Game – Composer – Song – Company – Console – Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

The Revenge of Shinobi – Yuzo Koshiro – China Town – Sega – Genesis – 1989

Sangokushi Retsuden: Ransei no Eiyuutachi – unknown – China Unified – Sega – Mega Drive – 1991

Super Mario Land – Hirokazu Tanaka – Chai Kingdom – Nintendo – Game Boy – 1989

Live A Live – Yoko Shimomura – The Birds Fly in the Sky, the Fish Swim in the River – Square – Super Famicom – 1994

Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition – Yoko Shimomura – E. Honda – Capcom – Genesis – 1993

Samurai Shodown – Yasuo Yamate (Tate Norio), Masahiko Hataya (Papaya), Hiroo Ikeda (arr.) – Tokyo Kabuki Theater – Takara/SNK – SNES – 1994

The Ninja Warriors – Hisayoshi Ogura – Up Stairs (Name Register) – Taito – PC Engine – 1989

The Legend of the Mystical Ninja – Kazuhiko Uehara, Harumi Ueko – Oedo (Kid Ying’s House) – Konami – SNES – 1992

Battle Golfer Yui – Naka-chan 3-sai, Kenta-kun. Yada!, Maru-chan wa omotta, Kyoporiran – Theme Dibot – Santos/Sega – Mega Drive – 1991

Shinobi – unknown – Stage – Sega – Sega Master System – 1988

Avenging Spirit – Takahiro Ogata – Stage 1 – Jaleco – Game Boy – 1992

Super Ninja Boy – Eiji Miyabi (Neon Kidd) – Peaceful Chinaland – Culture Brain – SNES – 1993

The Legend of Kage – Hisayoshi Ogura – Name Register (Fog Princess Theme) “Feast” – Taito – arcade (Japan) – 1985

Brutal: Paws of Fury – Doug Brandon – Bridge in the Mountains – Eurocom/Cybersoft – SNES – 1994

Street Fighter II Turbo – Yoko Shimomura – E. Honda’s Ending – Capcom – SNES – 1993